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News & Events

Learn more about what public events and fundraisers are going on at the Shrine to continue to preserve Philippine Duchesne's legacy and this historic church 




7:00 pm

Holy Week Concert

The Christian Community Choir will be hosting a Holy Week Concert at the Shrine on Sunday, March 24th at 7pm. 

See you there. 

3:00 pm



6:00 pm

To view and bid auction items, go to:

Raffle items, live auction, silent auction and fund a need are posted here.

Fund-A-Need will put towards the restoration of the stained glass windows in the church. 

See you on the 3rd!

Thank you to our sponsors!

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hutchens logo
B and B heating and cooling logo
city of florissant logo
Dooley's florist logo
Goeke's Produce logo



6:00 pm

2024 gala invite march 2024

To purchase tickets:

Call: 314-837-2110


Payment can be made by cash, check,

credit card or Venmo

Fund-A-Need will go towards restoring the stained glass windows in the church. 

We look forward to seeing you and thank you for your support!



3:00 pm

Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 3pm

Please join us for the annual

Christmas Concert performed by

the Christian Community Choir. 

Fun for the whole family, you don't want to miss this

christmas concert details



7:00 pm

St. Philippine Duchesne Feast Day Mass

Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 7pm

There are only 11 canonized saints from the United States and ONE is from St. Louis. How blessed are we to be able to walk where she walked?

Please join us at Old St. Ferdinand Shrine on November 18th to celebrate St. Philippine Duchesne's Feast Day.

1 Rue St. Francois St. Florissant, MO 63031



9:00 am

Consecration Mass

Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 9:00 am

Please join us for Mass for the consecration of the new altar celebrated by Bishop Rivituso.



9:00 am

tablescapes 2023 details

Get into the holiday spirit at the Shrine's biggest and most festive fundraiser! Stop by and see over 15 holiday-inspired decorated tables and vote for your favorite table. Raffle tickets available to win holiday decor, gift baskets and more. Schedule an exclusive viewing for a group of 8 or more!

Stop by and see us:

Friday, November 17, 4-9           Saturday, November 25, 11-5

Sunday, November 26, 1-6        Thursday, November 30, 11-5

Friday, December 1, 11-5            Saturday, December 2, 11-5

$5 tickets
buy on-site

January 9, 2023

We are currently taking reservations for the event space in the School House.

Beginning in April, the School House will be reopened and ready to celebrate!

Book your graduation party, bridal shower, family reunion, or any get-together at the 1883 Shrine School House. 

schoolhouse rental details
Tablescapes 2022 Winners

Ten tables dressed and flocked for the holidays! We had over 400 people attend Tablescapes this year, our largest attendance recorded. Thank you to Jess & Co Realty for donating space for us to continue this tradition while the Shrine is still drying out from the July flood. 

1st Place: All is Bright, designed by Laurie Lowery and sponsored by Mayor Lowery

2nd Place: Bavarian Christmas, designed by Jessica Berchtold and sponsored by Jess & Co realty

3rd Place: Gingerbread Village, designed by Sharon Margherio and sponsored by Sacred Heart Parish.


Thank you to all that attended, decorated, sponsored, and donated raffle items. 

This is a fun event and we love sharing it with the community. 

Click below to see the fully-decorated tables

Tablescapes 2022

Come join us and get into the holiday spirit!

Ten designers have decorated tables in different themes

to get you into the holiday spirit!

$5 tickets, available at the door,

Raffles tickets available for gift baskets, christmas decor & more

Friday, November 18, 4-9

Saturday, November 26, 11-5

Sunday, November 27, 11-5

Friday, December 2, 11-5

Saturday, December 3, 11-5

Sunday, December 4, 11-3

New Location for 2022: 

627 St. Francois St. Old Town Florissant 63031

Next door to Jess & Co Realty

Please join the Christian Community Choir's

annual Shrine Christmas Concert. 

This is a great event to start the holiday season!

When: December 4, 2022 at 3pm

Where: Florissant Valley Baptist Church

Xmas concert 2022 details
tablescape 2022 logo
Tablescapes 2022

We are relocating to a new space for 2022!

Thank you to NoCo Roasting for offering their space for Tablescapes 2022.

Our grand opening happy hour will be Friday, November 18, 2022

Mark your calendar!

Stay tuned for more details.

Goeke's Produce is hosting a music festival to raise money for flood restoration at the Shrine and the Knights

Saturday, October 1, 2022

4 pm-10 pm at the Knights

Wheelbarrow of booze raffle, 50/50 raffle, gift baskets and more!

Food and drinks will be available for purchase

$5 suggested donation for entry

music under the starts fundraiser

Join us for Golf Cart Races!

August 28, 2022

At the Knight's

Join us for food, drinks, music & racing

Thank you to The Pit Crew Tire and Automotive for putting this together to help the Knights and the Shrine in their flood restoration

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October 1, 2022

Old Towne Partners is hosting a washer tournament to benefit the Shrine and the Knights in their flood restoration. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, along with raffles!

cards cornhole raffle ticket details

Enter to win Wainwright, Molina, and Pujols cornhole set!

Purchase tickets here:

June 11 shopping event details
June 11, 2022

Join us for lots of outdoor activities for the entire family!

Docents will be dressed in period clothing

Tours available 10 to 4 PM

Storytime from 11 AM - Noon

Each child attending brings home a new book

Learn how to make jelly and butter for your own biscuit treat.

Mass at the Shrine

When: The first Friday of every month from Sept 2021-May 2022

Time: 11 am

All are welcome to join us

first friday mass details
Valley of Flowers details

May 7, 2022

12 noon-5pm

Valley of Flowers Festival at the Shrine Grounds

Gift shop & book shop will be open

Pull tabs will be available for purchase

first friday mass details

Join us the first Friday of every month for Mass at the Shrine.  

September 2021-May 2022

Mass begins at 11:30

All are welcome to join us

The used book store and

the Shrine gift shop will be open for Florissant's Ride into Spring event.

Come by and see us, we have some great deals!

Book store will be open with a special $4 per bag of Will also have a free pac

Shrine Online Auction!

Auction open house:

Sunday, March 13th


Auction closes

Sunday, March 19th, 8pm

Shrine Online Auction 2023 details
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